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Jacob B. Hayes 1872-1931


Posted By: Ann Krumme (email)
Date: 3/15/2009 at 19:22:04


The remains of Jacob B. Hayes, who died at an Ashland, Kansas hospital Thursday, Feb. 5, arrived here by train Monday morning for burial.

The departed was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alfred B. Hayes and was born near New Albin, Ia., Feb. 14, 1872 attaining the age of 58 years 11 months and 21 days. Mr. Hayes attended the local country school and later when he grew to young manhood he attended the Nora Springs Seminary, of which he was a graduate. Later he graduated from the Kent Law College of Chicago. He practiced law for about 30 years at Mineola and Ashland, Kansas, and for the past number of years he faithfully and honorably served Clarke county as County Attorney. Deceased was an honest, exemplary man, faithful to all his obligations of church and state, a good official, neighbor and friend. His brothers and sister have the sympathy of all in their great loss. He was a member of the local camp Modern Woodmen of America. Those left to mourn his departure are two brothers, George M. of New Albin and John W. of Ossian, Iowa and one sister, Mrs. Verona Hausman of Ossian, besides a large number of other relatives. Two brothers, Alfred and William, and his parents have preceded him in death.

The largely attended funeral was held Monday afternoon at the local M. E. Church at 2 o’clock, Rev. J. H. Barr officiating, interment being made in the New Albin cemetery. The pallbearers were Gus Welper, Wm. Lager, I. Imhoff, Abe Meiners, Den Higgins and August Meyer.

Out of town relatives in attendance at the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hayes, St. Paul, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Chas. B. Young, Marquette, Ia,; Chaplain Wallace Hayes, Ruthland Heights, Mass.; Mrs. Verona Hausman, son Louis and daughters Helen and Marion, of Ossian.

-Mrs. Cha. B. Young of Marquette came Saturday to attend the funeral of her uncle, the late Jacob Hayes.
-Mrs. John Hayes of St. Paul, Minn., who has been visiting relatives in San Juan, Texas, came Friday for a visit at the Geo. Hayes home.
-Louis Tabatt and sister Marion of Ossian, Iowa, motored here Thursday to make arrangements for the funeral of their uncle, the late Jacob Hayes.
-Chaplain Wallace Hayes of Ruthland Heights, Mass., arrived here on Sunday to attend the funeral of his uncle, the late Jacob Hayes, and for a visit with his parents and other relatives.

~Allamakee Journal and Lansing Mirror, New Albin news columns, February 11, 1931


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